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SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES TWO SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY PROGRAMS: BEN FOLDS WITH THE SF SYMPHONY AND THE TRAILBLAZING MUSIC OF JONI MITCHELL, CAROLE KING & CARLY SIMON

Ben Folds performs with conductor Edwin Outwater and the SF Symphony, July 27

Ted Sperling leads SF Symphony and guest vocalists in music by Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Carly Simon, August 1

Tickets for both programs go on sale Friday, February 23, at 10am PT on sfsymphony.org

San Francisco Symphony’s full Summer with the Symphony lineup will be announced in May

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Feb 8, 2024

ESA-PEKKA SALONEN, SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY, AND VIOLINIST LISA BATIASHVILI EMBARK ON THREE-CONCERT CALIFORNIA TOUR, MARCH 20–22

Salonen and the Orchestra make tour stops at Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, and Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles

Repertoire includes Jean Sibelius’s Finlandia, Symphony No. 1, and Violin Concerto featuring Batiashvili, and John Adams’s Naïve and Sentimental Music

Salonen conducts pre-tour performances of all-Sibelius program at Davies Symphony Hall, March 14–16

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Jan 31, 2024

ESA-PEKKA SALONEN CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN THREE PROGRAMS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH

February 23–25 Salonen conducts Stravinsky’s Pulcinella with vocal soloists and Brahms’ Violin Concerto with soloist Julia Fischer

March 1–3 San Francisco Symphony and Cartier present a multisensory performance of Scriabin’s Prometheus, The Poem of Fire, with olfactory curation, devised by Salonen, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and Cartier in-house perfumer Mathilde Laurent; program also features Bartok’s Duke Bluebeard’s Castle with mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung and baritone Gerald Finley

March 14–16 Salonen conducts an all-Sibelius program including Finlandia, Symphony No. 1, and Violin Concerto featuring soloist Lisa Batiashvili

March 20–22 Salonen, SF Symphony, and Batiashvili travel to Costa Mesa, Palm Desert, and Los Angeles for three-concert Southern California Tour

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Jan 18, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS PRESENTS “ALL WE NEED IS LOVE” WITH THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY, JUNE 18 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

Tickets are on sale now at sfsymphony.org

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Jan 10, 2024

MUSIC DIRECTOR LAUREATE MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN MAHLER’S SYMPHONY NO. 5, JANUARY 25–27

MTT and the Orchestra celebrate 50 years performing Mahler together with these concerts; MTT made his debut with the Orchestra in January 1974, conducting Mahler’s Symphony No. 9, launching an unprecedented partnership

This program marks MTT’s final subscription series with the San Francisco Symphony

read more

Jan 9, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PRESENTS LUNAR NEW YEAR: YEAR OF THE DRAGON, FEBRUARY 17, 2024, AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

Mei-Ann Chen leads the Orchestra in a program highlighting works by Asian composers including Che Chang, Chen Ge Xin, Vivian Fung, Huang Ruo, Li Huan-Zhi, and Phoon Yew Tien

Violinist Paul Huang joins Chen and the Orchestra to perform music from Tan Dun’s Violin Concerto: Fire Ritual

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Jan 4, 2024

Calendar update: SF Symphony cancels March 8 & 9 SoundBox program

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Jan 3, 2024

GUEST CONDUCTORS DALIA STASEVSKA AND JUKKA-PEKKA SARASTE LEAD THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN CONCERTS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2024

Jan 18–20 Stasevska leads the Orchestra in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3, featuring pianist Seong-Jin Cho in his Orchestral Series Debut, and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9, From the New World

Feb 2–4 Saraste conducts Schubert’s Symphony No. 6 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7

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Dec 20, 2023

MUSIC DIRECTOR LAUREATE MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN MAHLER’S SYMPHONY NO. 5, JANUARY 25-27

MTT will withdraw from conducting previously announced January 18-20 and February 23-25 programs in order to focus on his health

Dalia Stasevska steps in for MTT January 18–20, conducting Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 with Seong-Jin Cho and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9

Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the February 23-25 program, featuring Brahms’s Violin Concerto with Julia Fischer and Stravinsky’s Pulcinella

read more

Dec 14, 2023

CONDUCTOR JUKKA-PEKKA SARASTE REPLACES HERBERT BLOMSTEDT IN SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PERFORMANCES OF BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 7 AND SCHUBERT SYMPHONY NO. 6 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL, FEBRUARY 2–4

Maestro Blomstedt is currently being treated in hospital after a fall and has been advised by his doctors to cancel his concert engagements until further notice

read more

Dec 12, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S SHENSON SPOTLIGHT SERIES HIGHLIGHTS ASCENDANT ARTISTS THROUGH FOUR DEBUT RECITALS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL, JANUARY–JUNE 2024

January 31, pianist Eric Lu performs Franz Schubert’s Four Impromptus, Opus 142 and Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 3

February 21, cellist Gabriel Martins is joined by pianist Victor Santiago Asunción for a program of Robert Schumann’s Fantasiestücke, Opus 73; Claude Debussy’s Cello Sonata No. 1; Anton Webern’s Drei kleine Stücke, Opus 11; and Johannes Brahms’ Cello Sonata No. 2

March 6, violinist Alexandra Conunova presents a recital performing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Adagio in E major, Edvard Grieg’s Violin Sonata No. 3, Camille Saint-Saëns’ Rondo capriccioso, and Franz Waxman’s Carmen Fantasie

June 26, violinist Stella Chen and pianist George Li perform Franz Schubert’s Rondo in B minor; Eleanor Alberga’s No Man’s Lullaby; and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata

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SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES TWO SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY PROGRAMS: BEN FOLDS WITH THE SF SYMPHONY AND THE TRAILBLAZING MUSIC OF JONI MITCHELL, CAROLE KING & CARLY SIMON

Ben Folds performs with conductor Edwin Outwater and the SF Symphony, July 27

Ted Sperling leads SF Symphony and guest vocalists in music by Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Carly Simon, August 1

Tickets for both programs go on sale Friday, February 23, at 10am PT on sfsymphony.org

San Francisco Symphony’s full Summer with the Symphony lineup will be announced in May

Press Releases

Archives

Categories

Announcements

Calendar

Chase Center

Esa-Pekka Salonen

Frost - Stanford

Guest Artists

MTT

SFS Media

SFYSO

Special Events

Feb 8, 2024

ESA-PEKKA SALONEN, SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY, AND VIOLINIST LISA BATIASHVILI EMBARK ON THREE-CONCERT CALIFORNIA TOUR, MARCH 20–22

Salonen and the Orchestra make tour stops at Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, and Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles

Repertoire includes Jean Sibelius’s Finlandia, Symphony No. 1, and Violin Concerto featuring Batiashvili, and John Adams’s Naïve and Sentimental Music

Salonen conducts pre-tour performances of all-Sibelius program at Davies Symphony Hall, March 14–16

read more

Jan 31, 2024

ESA-PEKKA SALONEN CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN THREE PROGRAMS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH

February 23–25 Salonen conducts Stravinsky’s Pulcinella with vocal soloists and Brahms’ Violin Concerto with soloist Julia Fischer

March 1–3 San Francisco Symphony and Cartier present a multisensory performance of Scriabin’s Prometheus, The Poem of Fire, with olfactory curation, devised by Salonen, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and Cartier in-house perfumer Mathilde Laurent; program also features Bartok’s Duke Bluebeard’s Castle with mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung and baritone Gerald Finley

March 14–16 Salonen conducts an all-Sibelius program including Finlandia, Symphony No. 1, and Violin Concerto featuring soloist Lisa Batiashvili

March 20–22 Salonen, SF Symphony, and Batiashvili travel to Costa Mesa, Palm Desert, and Los Angeles for three-concert Southern California Tour

read more

Jan 18, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS PRESENTS “ALL WE NEED IS LOVE” WITH THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY, JUNE 18 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

Tickets are on sale now at sfsymphony.org

read more

Jan 10, 2024

MUSIC DIRECTOR LAUREATE MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN MAHLER’S SYMPHONY NO. 5, JANUARY 25–27

MTT and the Orchestra celebrate 50 years performing Mahler together with these concerts; MTT made his debut with the Orchestra in January 1974, conducting Mahler’s Symphony No. 9, launching an unprecedented partnership

This program marks MTT’s final subscription series with the San Francisco Symphony

read more

Jan 9, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PRESENTS LUNAR NEW YEAR: YEAR OF THE DRAGON, FEBRUARY 17, 2024, AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

Mei-Ann Chen leads the Orchestra in a program highlighting works by Asian composers including Che Chang, Chen Ge Xin, Vivian Fung, Huang Ruo, Li Huan-Zhi, and Phoon Yew Tien

Violinist Paul Huang joins Chen and the Orchestra to perform music from Tan Dun’s Violin Concerto: Fire Ritual

read more

Jan 4, 2024

Calendar update: SF Symphony cancels March 8 & 9 SoundBox program

read more

Jan 3, 2024

GUEST CONDUCTORS DALIA STASEVSKA AND JUKKA-PEKKA SARASTE LEAD THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN CONCERTS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2024

Jan 18–20 Stasevska leads the Orchestra in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3, featuring pianist Seong-Jin Cho in his Orchestral Series Debut, and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9, From the New World

Feb 2–4 Saraste conducts Schubert’s Symphony No. 6 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7

read more

Dec 20, 2023

MUSIC DIRECTOR LAUREATE MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN MAHLER’S SYMPHONY NO. 5, JANUARY 25-27

MTT will withdraw from conducting previously announced January 18-20 and February 23-25 programs in order to focus on his health

Dalia Stasevska steps in for MTT January 18–20, conducting Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 with Seong-Jin Cho and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9

Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the February 23-25 program, featuring Brahms’s Violin Concerto with Julia Fischer and Stravinsky’s Pulcinella

read more

Dec 14, 2023

CONDUCTOR JUKKA-PEKKA SARASTE REPLACES HERBERT BLOMSTEDT IN SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PERFORMANCES OF BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 7 AND SCHUBERT SYMPHONY NO. 6 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL, FEBRUARY 2–4

Maestro Blomstedt is currently being treated in hospital after a fall and has been advised by his doctors to cancel his concert engagements until further notice

read more

Dec 12, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S SHENSON SPOTLIGHT SERIES HIGHLIGHTS ASCENDANT ARTISTS THROUGH FOUR DEBUT RECITALS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL, JANUARY–JUNE 2024

January 31, pianist Eric Lu performs Franz Schubert’s Four Impromptus, Opus 142 and Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 3

February 21, cellist Gabriel Martins is joined by pianist Victor Santiago Asunción for a program of Robert Schumann’s Fantasiestücke, Opus 73; Claude Debussy’s Cello Sonata No. 1; Anton Webern’s Drei kleine Stücke, Opus 11; and Johannes Brahms’ Cello Sonata No. 2

March 6, violinist Alexandra Conunova presents a recital performing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Adagio in E major, Edvard Grieg’s Violin Sonata No. 3, Camille Saint-Saëns’ Rondo capriccioso, and Franz Waxman’s Carmen Fantasie

June 26, violinist Stella Chen and pianist George Li perform Franz Schubert’s Rondo in B minor; Eleanor Alberga’s No Man’s Lullaby; and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata

read more

Dec 6, 2023

ESA-PEKKA SALONEN LEADS JULIA FISCHER AND THE ROYAL STOCKHOLM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA IN NOBEL PRIZE CONCERT DECEMBER 8

Stream the Nobel Prize Concert live and on-demand beginning December 8 at 7:00 PM CET / 10:00 AM PT

read more

Nov 16, 2023

FIRST VIOLIN YUKIKO KURAKATA AND PRINCIPAL HORN ROBERT WARD RETIRE IN DECEMBER 2023

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SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES TWO SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY PROGRAMS: BEN FOLDS WITH THE SF SYMPHONY AND THE TRAILBLAZING MUSIC OF JONI MITCHELL, CAROLE KING & CARLY SIMON

ESA-PEKKA SALONEN, SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY, AND VIOLINIST LISA BATIASHVILI EMBARK ON THREE-CONCERT CALIFORNIA TOUR, MARCH 20–22

ESA-PEKKA SALONEN CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN THREE PROGRAMS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH

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Jan 18, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS PRESENTS “ALL WE NEED IS LOVE” WITH THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY, JUNE 18 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

Tickets are on sale now at sfsymphony.org

read more

Jan 10, 2024

MUSIC DIRECTOR LAUREATE MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN MAHLER’S SYMPHONY NO. 5, JANUARY 25–27

MTT and the Orchestra celebrate 50 years performing Mahler together with these concerts; MTT made his debut with the Orchestra in January 1974, conducting Mahler’s Symphony No. 9, launching an unprecedented partnership

This program marks MTT’s final subscription series with the San Francisco Symphony

read more

Jan 9, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PRESENTS LUNAR NEW YEAR: YEAR OF THE DRAGON, FEBRUARY 17, 2024, AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

Mei-Ann Chen leads the Orchestra in a program highlighting works by Asian composers including Che Chang, Chen Ge Xin, Vivian Fung, Huang Ruo, Li Huan-Zhi, and Phoon Yew Tien

Violinist Paul Huang joins Chen and the Orchestra to perform music from Tan Dun’s Violin Concerto: Fire Ritual

read more

Jan 4, 2024

Calendar update: SF Symphony cancels March 8 & 9 SoundBox program

read more

Jan 3, 2024

GUEST CONDUCTORS DALIA STASEVSKA AND JUKKA-PEKKA SARASTE LEAD THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN CONCERTS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2024

Jan 18–20 Stasevska leads the Orchestra in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3, featuring pianist Seong-Jin Cho in his Orchestral Series Debut, and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9, From the New World

Feb 2–4 Saraste conducts Schubert’s Symphony No. 6 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7

read more

Dec 20, 2023

MUSIC DIRECTOR LAUREATE MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN MAHLER’S SYMPHONY NO. 5, JANUARY 25-27

MTT will withdraw from conducting previously announced January 18-20 and February 23-25 programs in order to focus on his health

Dalia Stasevska steps in for MTT January 18–20, conducting Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 with Seong-Jin Cho and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9

Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the February 23-25 program, featuring Brahms’s Violin Concerto with Julia Fischer and Stravinsky’s Pulcinella

read more

Dec 14, 2023

CONDUCTOR JUKKA-PEKKA SARASTE REPLACES HERBERT BLOMSTEDT IN SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PERFORMANCES OF BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 7 AND SCHUBERT SYMPHONY NO. 6 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL, FEBRUARY 2–4

Maestro Blomstedt is currently being treated in hospital after a fall and has been advised by his doctors to cancel his concert engagements until further notice

read more

Dec 12, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S SHENSON SPOTLIGHT SERIES HIGHLIGHTS ASCENDANT ARTISTS THROUGH FOUR DEBUT RECITALS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL, JANUARY–JUNE 2024

January 31, pianist Eric Lu performs Franz Schubert’s Four Impromptus, Opus 142 and Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 3

February 21, cellist Gabriel Martins is joined by pianist Victor Santiago Asunción for a program of Robert Schumann’s Fantasiestücke, Opus 73; Claude Debussy’s Cello Sonata No. 1; Anton Webern’s Drei kleine Stücke, Opus 11; and Johannes Brahms’ Cello Sonata No. 2

March 6, violinist Alexandra Conunova presents a recital performing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Adagio in E major, Edvard Grieg’s Violin Sonata No. 3, Camille Saint-Saëns’ Rondo capriccioso, and Franz Waxman’s Carmen Fantasie

June 26, violinist Stella Chen and pianist George Li perform Franz Schubert’s Rondo in B minor; Eleanor Alberga’s No Man’s Lullaby; and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata

read more

Dec 6, 2023

ESA-PEKKA SALONEN LEADS JULIA FISCHER AND THE ROYAL STOCKHOLM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA IN NOBEL PRIZE CONCERT DECEMBER 8

Stream the Nobel Prize Concert live and on-demand beginning December 8 at 7:00 PM CET / 10:00 AM PT

read more

Nov 16, 2023

FIRST VIOLIN YUKIKO KURAKATA AND PRINCIPAL HORN ROBERT WARD RETIRE IN DECEMBER 2023

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